Premier League: Arsenal regain victory against Newcastle

After a three-game winless streak, Arsenal found their way back to success on Sunday, on Matchday 34 of the Premier League. The Gunners dominated Newcastle quite easily (2-0), during a meeting where Mikel Arteta turned for the semi-final return of the Europa League.

Three days after their defeat against Villarreal in the semi-final first leg of the Europa League (2-1), Arsenal smiled again this Sunday by winning against Newcastle (2-0), on behalf of the 34th day of Premier League, after a series of three games without a win in all competitions.

Mikel Arteta turned a lot for the Europa League semi-final second leg next Thursday (9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1), with eight changes to his starting squad But it didn’t take long to see a goal at St James’ Park. Substitute in Spain Thursday, Mohamed Elneny scored from the start (5th), on a volley near the penalty area. The action started with a cross from Hector Bellerin, finding Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who missed his shot, both also on the bench against Villarreal.

Aubameyang scores again

Opposite, the danger came first from Allan Saint-Maximin (18th). Served in the axis, the former Nice player crocheted twice to strike. An attempt a little missed but which almost ended in a lob, not however deceiving the vigilance of Mathew Ryan.

On loan from Real Madrid in early January to Arsenal, Martin Odegaard once again led the discussions in the middle. The Dane served Granit Xhaka (28th) well, who then unleashed a powerful strike, repelled by Martin Dúbravka. On the next corner, it took the head of Miguel Almirón (28th) to prevent Mohamed Elneny from scoring a double.

The second goal finally came from an action initiated by Martin Odegaard for a cross from Gabriel Martinelli, finding Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (66th). The Gabonese striker has been waiting to find his way back to the net since March 6 and a draw against Burnley (1-1) in the league.

If Newcastle was reduced to ten at the end of the match (90th) with the expulsion of Fabian Schär, the match was already folded for the Gunners. Before returning to the Emirates Stadium on Thursday for a European meeting, Arteta and his men provided the essentials, remaining in 9th place in the Premier League, six units provisionally from West Ham, currently 5th.

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